Meet the Team

Pablo Rodera

President

Bringing experience from the Technology industry currently leading digital transformation change through major international client engagements as well as previous roles in sales and marketing.  

On a personal note, I'm a World Traveler, Amateur Photographer, Snowboarder, Tech Buff, Soccer Fan and a Foodie, although I have recently temporarily replaced some of these with Daddy duties since the birth of my two daughters!

Maria Pereira

Vice President

An infrastructure lawyer and partner in one of the largest international law firms by trade, I’m used to working in heavily regulated industries and project managing large teams in complex transactions.

 

When I’m not doing the day job I’m a Zumba enthusiast, love going to the theatre and throwing a good party! Proud mother of a daughter and son, and ex student at the School between ‘85 and ‘98.

Carlos Lahuerta

Chief Financial Controller

Finance professional with more than 12 years experience in a wide range of international banks here in London and in Madrid. Bachelor in Business and Administration from Universidad Complutense Madrid and a second year EMBA student at Cass Business School.

 

I like any sports, particularly football and running, travelling and reading books with a special interest in WWII.

Mireia Ferrer

Chief Secretary

I’ve been working in the marketing and languages industry for the last 8 years, being surrounded by language experts and advertising lovers who join forces and make the two worlds come together in order to create the best adverts for our clients. 

 

I am nutrition freak, a music lover and a happy mum of two little dangerous creatures.

Jen Casey

Board Member

An Accomplished Business Leader with a highly successful track record in Programme Management, Business Development, sales and commercial management. Extensive experience ranging from driving start-up businesses, end to end implementation of new products/processes, and managing highly effective sales teams as well as owning P&L for multi-million pound projects. 

 

I am passionate about music, arts and crafts and trying to be more active. The 3 & 5 year olds certainly help with that goal !

Sandra Gómez

Board Member

I work at an Award Winning Children’s Publisher where our passion for Children’s products has made us an Industry Leader. My role involves implementing robust International Product Safety Legislation across our translations, working directly with Independent Third Party Laboratories and Monitoring Manufacture Processes.

 

In my spare time I love yoga, boxing, baking and running after a 4 year old.

Arantxa De Dios

Parents School/Special Projects

I'm a Transformational Life Coach, Nlp and Hypnotherapist practitioner and Founder and director at Adc Languages.

I combine my multilingualism and natural energy to help people in any one of 4 languages to discover and understand the limiting beliefs and mental blockers that are holding them back from achieving their goals in life.

I love the gym, travelling, tennis, sunbathing, the sea and watching the sun set. And I’m part of a very happy family with my husband James (another board member) and our two kids Ariana and Jim.

Jessie Dunford-Wood

Board Member

I have produced VR films for fundraising for UNICEF, Rotary International and Greenpeace and worked for BBC R&D on award winning new AR audience experiences. My current role is Head of Immersive Technology at Digital Catapult enabling immersive technology in the UK. I am passionate about Women in Technology and STEM.

 I enjoy playing netball, cooking and travelling with my family.

Mar Diestro-Dópido

Board Member

I am an academic and film researcher, regular film critic as well as an arts and media translator/interpreter. I currently hold the post of BFI Sight & Sound Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD). My book publications include a BFI Modern Classic on Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth and a forthcoming book on film festivals.

I am head-over-heels in love with film, theatre, art and music, photography and having a hearty laugh with my five-year-old daughter, as well as an incurable foodie.

James Martin

Special Projects Team

I am a business development, communications and marketing leader with an MBA and almost 20 years’ experience. I am a relationship builder who operates with a consultative approach based on integrity, tact, empathy and empowerment. I possess an international mindset, including a familiarity with a number of European languages which I am on a lifetime journey to improve.

Outside of work I prioritise family time with my wife Arantxa and kids Ariana and Jim. In what little spare time I have, I am passionate about sport and fitness, self development, language learning and history.